Volkswagen Touareg R 2020: XL plug-in hybrid sportiness

The new 2020 Volkswagen Touareg R is the sportiest version of the German SUV. It has a specific aesthetic both inside and outside and with a plug-in hybrid engine that develops 462 horsepower. Its price in Spain starts at 93,195 euros

The new Volkswagen Touareg R It is the sportiest version of the SUV of the German brand. Among its rivals are the variants plug-in hybrids – that’s the engine of this Touareg – the Audi Q7 or the BMW X5.


The 2020 Volkswagen Touareg R differs from other versions of the SUV thanks to the presence of ‘R’ design bumpers, bumpers and lower part of the doors in the color of the vehicle, air intakes with black fins, black trim strips on the windows and black mirror caps. The radiator grille also features black trim strips, in addition to a black trim strip at the bottom of the front bumper.

The ‘R’ logo is present on the radiator grille, on the tailgate, on the front wings and doors. For its part, the LED rear optics are darkened.

The light-alloy wheels of the 2020 Volkswagen Touareg R They are 20-inch standard, and feature a black interior and glossy turned exterior. There is also the possibility of choosing a matte gray interior. The wheel arches are widened. At the rear, for its part, the exhaust outlets have a trapezoidal design and protrude from the sides of the air diffuser.



Inside 2020 Volkswagen Touareg R it also breathes a sporty scent thanks to details such as the instrument panel trim trims and the Silver Wave aluminum door trims. For its part, the center console trim has a ‘High-gloss black’ and ‘Silver look’ finish. The seats are upholstered in Vienna leather with the ‘R’ logo in the headrest area. Contrast stitching has a ‘Crystal Gray’ finish.

The steering wheel is new generation and multifunction. It is upholstered in leather, is heated and features shift paddles with the ‘R’ logo. The key for the driving assistant is optional.

The new Volkswagen Touareg R 2020 offers the standard Innovision Cockpit, consisting of the 12-inch digital instrument cluster and a 15-inch infotainment system display. Both show information specific to this version.



The equipment of the Volkswagen Touareg R 2021 presents several innovations. According to the brand, it is the first Plug-in hybrid SUV with optional trailer assistant.

Another assistant is the Travel Assist, also optional and capable of operating up to 250 kilometers / hour, a limit designed for German motorways without a speed limit. This assistant is supported by others such as adaptive cruise control or the lane departure warning system.

Volkswagen claims that this version of the Touareg offers the R-Line and Black Stye cosmetic extras at no extra cost.

As standard, it incorporates 20-inch Braga Black and darkened High LED taillights. The front has IQ.Light LED matrix headlights, to which are added elements in the interior such as the head-up display with augmented reality, as well as four-zone automatic climate control and LED ambient lighting with 30 different colors.

Among the options offered Volkswagen for the Touareg R there is the upholstery in Puglia natural leather softened with olive oil extracts and with blue stitching, a diamond-shaped embroidery on the door panels and on the upper part of the seats, the Estoril wheels of 22 inches and body color Electric Blue metallic.


The plug-in hybrid engine of the Volkswagen Touareg R 2021 develops a power of 462 horses and a maximum torque of 700 Newton meters. The combustion engine is a 3.0-liter V6 arrangement with 340 horsepower, while the electric has 136.

The battery that powers the electrical part has a capacity of 17.9 kilowatt hours. The autonomy without emissions is 46 kilometers, while the consumption and the approved emissions are, respectively, 2.4 liters per 100 kilometers and 63 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

The traction system of the Volkswagen Touareg R 2021 is total, the well-known 4Motion. The gearbox, meanwhile, is an eight-speed automatic Tiptronic.

The maximum speed of the model is 240 kilometers / hour, electronically limited. Up to 140 kilometers / hour can circulate in electric mode. Accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometers / hour in 5.1 seconds.

The 2020 Volkswagen Touareg R has a towing capacity of 3,500 kilos.



The price of 2020 Volkswagen Touareg R part in Spain of 93-195 euros.



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